Wednesday 13 January 2021

Country people are sick of the woke BBC, says Ian Botham

For those who thought that Telegraph standards were slipping, you were wrong. They're plummeting, and Baron Botham of Ravensworth in the County of North Yorkshire is doing his best to kick them while they're down.

The noble Beefy, a huntin', shootin', fishin' man (sidebar: why does Priti Patel drop her gs?) manages to cram 90% of Telegraph dogwhistles into one short column.

I, like many, have thought "the BBC doesn't represent me, what can I do? I know, I'll drop a line to Baron Botham" and he doesn't let us down. If you like your guff bluff, read on in this saga of local programmes for local folk.

Saturday 9 January 2021

Don’t hit families with tax hike, says Sir Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer has been giving Telegraph readers the benefit of his thoughts on families (spoiler: he's in favour).

It's pretty thin stuff but I suppose he's playing a waiting game. Text below for those who don't subscribe to the Telegraph.